From a final shortlist of five businesses, Minuteman Press have won the Travelwest Sustainable Business Travel Awards 2015.
The South Bristol graphic design and print enterprise Minuteman Press, a small family owned and managed business won two awards at the recent Travelwest awards, which were hosted by North Somerset Council on Weston-super-Mare Grand pier. The Bedminster based company operates with no motor vehicles, the entire team travel to work by train, bus, bicycle or on foot. All local meetings and deliveries during the working day are completed using bicycle and trailer, resulting in on time deliveries, avoiding traffic queues, no parking issues, off-road travel, no fuel bills and a positive impact on the environment.
Commitment to sustainable transport was unanimous throughout the business, all staff committed to the process and the fleet of bikes has grown rapidly. As a result the team exercise daily, experience fresh air and find the practice rewarding.
The Travelwest Best Newcomer Special Award was presented on behalf of Minuteman Press to Peter Wise (Director, Minuteman Press) and Ryan Smith (Senior Graphic Designer, Minuteman Press) by Elfan Ap Rees (Deputy Leader, North Somerset Council) on behalf of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Councils. Image credit and copyright Mark Simmons Photography.
The Travelwest Big Commuting Challenge Category Winner was presented on behalf of Minuteman Press to Peter Wise (Director, Minuteman Press) by Mike Rees (Chief Executive Officer, North Somerset Council) on behalf of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Councils. Image credit and copyright Mark Simmons Photography.
Peter Wise (Director) said “We are thrilled to have won this award. It was honour enough to have been in the final shortlist. A small business in South Bristol turning words into actions, contributing to the environment in a positive way and in any weather”.
Further information on the awards is located here Travelwest Business Travel Awards 2015.